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Paralympic Team celebrates as Winter Games draws to a close

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 8:41 pm | Paralympics NZ

New Zealand Paralympic Team celebrates as the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games draws to a close • New Zealand finishes with 3 medals – 1 GOLD and 2 BRONZE – 1 medal over target • On the overall medals, New Zealand is currently 16th ... More >>

Surf Life Saving 2018 High Performance Squads announced

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 6:10 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is proud to announce its High Performance Squads for 2018. More >>

Surf Life Saving defending champions retain national title

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 6:09 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Defending champions retain national title at TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service have won the 2018 TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships by 62 points after a three-day battle against 44 surf lifesaving clubs ... More >>

Junior just misses out on a medal on dramatic day

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 2:44 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Josh Junior kept his nerve and his boat upright to win a dramatic medal race at the Finn European Championships in Spain overnight (NZ time) but it wasn't quite enough to claim bronze. More >>

Wilson And Michels Take One Hour Race at Teretonga

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 2:42 pm | Southland Sports Car Club

Invercargill pairing Boyd Wilson and Jordan Michels won the final race of the season at Teretonga Park on Saturday in a Ford Falcon. More >>

City Choir Dunedin presents “Grief to Joy: Music for Easter”

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 2:39 pm | City Choir Dunedin

City Choir Dunedin presents “Grief to Joy: Music for Easter” at Knox Church Dunedin on Saturday 7 April at 7.30pm. More >>

Gold medal for Adam Hall in PyeongChang

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 9:48 pm | Paralympics NZ

Adam Hall has won a gold medal in the Men’s Slalom Standing almost exactly eight years to the day since he won a gold medal in this same discipline at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. More >>

Weather fails to dampen athlete mindset at Surf Lifesaving

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 6:28 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

17 March 2018 Weather fails to dampen athlete mindset at TSB Surf Lifesaving Championships The 83-strong Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service team have extended their lead at Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) pinnacle event of the year, the TSB New ... More >>

Kersten ready to give Silver Ferns her best shot

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 5:06 pm | Netball NZ

Attending Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse training 12 hours earlier, midcourter Claire Kersten was Auckland-bound early this morning to join the Silver Ferns for next week’s Taini Jamison Trophy netball series. More >>

Junior chasing bronze at Finn Europeans

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 1:20 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Josh Junior will battle it out for bronze at the Finn European Championships in Spain tonight (NZ time) but will also battle the elements. More >>

From The Ellen Show to the ASB Polyfest

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 1:16 pm | ASB Polyfest

This afternoon at the ASB Polyfest the ‘Tonga Sisters’ from Hawaii will grace the Massey University Tongan Stage after a whirlwind year which has included a guest appearance on The Ellen Show, and offers of their own reality television programme. More >>

Dramatic Performance as PM Opens Te Papa’s New Art Gallery

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 12:24 pm | Te Papa

Dramatic Performance as Prime Minister Opens Te Papa’s New Art Gallery, Toi Art A dramatic and emotionally-charged performance from Auckland artist collective Pacific Sisters welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern into the new art gallery at Te Papa ... More >>

Murphy established as one of world’s best Para snowboarders

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 12:19 pm | Paralympics NZ

OVERALL • 2 bronze medals • 4 x top 10 placings • 21st on the overall medal table MEDALS • 2 bronze medals Highlights from PyeongChang today: • Carl Murphy comes in 5th in a stacked field in Men’s Banked Slalom to round up his Paralympic ... More >>

Josh Thomson Stepping Away From the Project

Friday, 16 March 2018, 8:45 pm | Mediaworks

Josh Thomson Stepping Away From the Project , Jeremy Corbett Announced as Replacement Josh Thomson has announced he will be stepping back from his role as co-host on The Project to spend more time with his family and focus on upcoming acting roles. Josh ... More >>

NZRL releases findings of Independent Panel Review

Friday, 16 March 2018, 2:36 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

At a media conference in Auckland today NZRL Board Chair Reon Edwards, together with Deputy Chair and Acting CEO Hugh Martyn, welcomed the Review Panel findings, describing the process as having been robust and enlightening. More >>

Bach Unplugged with James Tibbles at St Luke's, Remuera

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:54 am | St Luke's Presbyterian Church Remuera

Be electrified as NZ Barok brings you Bach as you've never heard him before in a full programme of his timeless and moving works. At the Harpsichord James Tibbles, a leading player of historic keyboards, will bring all the intricacy, delicacy and ... More >>

Wanganui rescue wins national lifesaving award

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:41 am | Surf Life Saving

The tricky and skilful rescue of a father and daughter south of Kai Iwi Beach has won a national surf lifesaving award. More >>

Aces shuffle the deck for Canterbury

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:04 am | Auckland Cricket

A reshuffled Auckland Aces head down to Christchurch today as they prepare to take on Canterbury in Round Eight of the Plunket Shield at Mainpower Oval, Rangiora. The Aces welcome back Lockie Ferguson, Michael Barry, Craig Cachopa and Aniket Parikh ... More >>

Landmark Australian Case Throws Out Pokie Machine Claims

Friday, 16 March 2018, 10:09 am | Bruce Robertson

In a landmark Australian court case, a federal judge has dismissed claims made under Australian Consumer Law that pokie machines were inherently unfair to players. More >>

Special Guests Attend ASB Polyfest This Morning

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:34 am | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest welcomes some special guests to the Manukau Sports Bowl this morning, with the Prime Minster – Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and the Minister for Pacific Peoples – Hon Aupito William Sio attending the 43rd Anniversary of the festival from 10:30am ... More >>

Shooting champion Russia bound for sports volunteering

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:19 am | Lincoln University

Despite being a newly-crowned national clay target shooting champion, Lincoln University sports scholar Kristy Havill’s love of volunteering is what has earned her a trip to Russia. More >>

Highlights from PyeongChang today

Friday, 16 March 2018, 8:57 am | Paralympics NZ

Veteran Paralympic skier Adam Hall was taken by surprise tonight when he found he was being awarded his bronze medal by fellow kiwi Paralympic legend, Duane Kale, during the official medal ceremony for the Men’s Super Combined Standing event ... More >>

Smelling the Merchandise - The Death of Stalin

Friday, 16 March 2018, 8:56 am | Howard Davis

In her memoir Hope Against Hope , Nadezhda Mandelstam described the Jewish novelist Isaac Babel as an inveterate risk-taker, wiling to do anything, however dangerous or morally questionable, to learn about unexpected situations or strange people. ... More >>

Masters Champions excel at TSB Surf Life Saving Champs

Friday, 16 March 2018, 8:54 am | Surf Life Saving

Omanu Surf Life Saving Club has won the TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Masters Championships by 150 points at the first day of the national event, held this weekend in Gisborne. More >>

Junior up to third at Finn Europeans

Friday, 16 March 2018, 8:48 am | Yachting New Zealand

Consistency is paying off for Josh Junior at the Finn European Championships in Spain, with the Wellington sailor now up to third on his return to Olympic class competition. More >>

World Hip Hop Champion Dance Company Teams up

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 6:55 pm | The Social Experience

World Hip Hop Champion Dance Company Teams up with NZ Top Artists to Tour New Zealand to Help Raise Awareness Around Depression And Anxiety I AM UNBREAKABLE is an inspirational tour and social media campaign that exists to raise awareness around depression and ... More >>

Call for nominations to Arts Access/Creative NZ Award 2018

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 6:49 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for nominations to the Arts Access Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award 2018. This award recognises a performing arts company, literary organisation, festival, venue, producer or gallery that best demonstrates its commitment ... More >>

The 26th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2017 - Last 10 days

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 4:31 pm | NZ Academy Of Fine Arts

The Academy Galleries continue to host the 26th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2017. This show has been brought to central Wellington with the generous support of Wellington City Council, and it is part of the NZ Festival. More >>

Haier And AUT Partner To Bring The Big Hoot Owl To Life

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 4:20 pm | Joint Press Release

An augmented reality colouring-in mobile application will take the Big Hoot art trail from the streets of Auckland to kids nationwide. The Big Hoot event, presented by Haier, brings story telling to the streets of Auckland through 47 bespoke Owl sculptures ... More >>

Film Festival to screen Polish history

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 3:42 pm | Wellington Polish Film Festival

The third edition of the Wellington Polish Film Festival (WPFF) will be screening seven masterpieces of Polish cinema in early April at the Roxy cinema in Wellington, as part of a worldwide celebration to commemorate Poland’s centennial of its regained ... More >>

Rejjie Snow Announces Debut New Zealand Shows

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 12:13 pm | NicNak Media

Astral People, Handsome Tours & Complex, by arrangement with Primary Talent, are excited to announce the debut Australian and New Zealand tour of Rejjie Snow (300 Entertainment / Brace Face) - the Irish rapper that is carving the way for himself. More >>

New Zealand’s first Exploratory Sound and Music Open Studio

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 11:13 am | Art as Sound as Art

Art as Sound as Art (AaSaA) is a music and sound Studio with a difference, taking place in Whanganui’s historic Royal Opera House. It will be held in conjunction with Whanganui’s annual Artists Open Studios (AOS) where you can observe and interact ... More >>

Northern Stars confirm captain for ANZ Premiership

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10:35 am | Northern Stars

Experienced Silver Ferns mid-courter Grace Kara will captain the Northern Stars when she debuts for the South Auckland based side in the 2018 ANZ Premiership. More >>

More diversity at ASB Polyfest 2018

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10:02 am | ASB Polyfest

The second day of the 2018 ASB Polyfest starts at 8am this morning, with a record 242 groups performing on stage across the four-day festival. More >>

Social Media Campaigns Help Kiwi Charities

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10:02 am | West Auckland Trusts

Social media campaigns have helped dozens of New Zealand charities secure $1million in funding in less than two weeks through an online community initiative. More >>

Corey Peters gives it his all in the Men’s Giant Slalom

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10:00 am | Paralympics NZ

Sit skier Corey Peters well and truly left it all out there on the slopes of the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in PyeongChang tonight, smashing out a fantastic second run to deliver a combined time of 2:20.23 in the two-run Men’s Giant Slalom Sitting ... More >>

Kiwi Yamaha hero to take on the Australians

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:46 am | Bikesport NZ

Waikato's Kayne Lamont is no stranger to the Australian motocross scene, having raced and won there in the past, but this year will be a little different. More >>

Manly coach Trent Barrett taps into Crusaders formula

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:43 am | The Crusaders

Manly coach Trent Barrett is looking forward to tapping into the winning formula of the most successful rugby franchise on the planet. More >>

Positively identify your target, or it could be your mate

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:27 am | Firearms Safety Council

That is the message of Mr Joe Green, Chairman of the Firearms Safety Council Aotearoa New Zealand, as the roar approaches. More >>

2018 Auckland Writers Festival

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 7:38 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

The country’s largest literary showcase, the Auckland Writers Festival, brings a world of stories and ideas to the city from the 15th to the 20th May, offering laughter, knowledge, ideas and inspiration for audiences of all ages with more than ... More >>

NZ hosts 2019 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 4:13 pm | Yachting New Nealand

As many as 400 of the world’s best sailors will descend on Auckland, New Zealand, next year for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships. More >>

A Middle Eastern Odyssey: Constantinople to Palmyra

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:47 pm | University of Otago

An imaginary circle that encompasses modern day Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Israel provides the boundaries for this exhibition on the Middle East. The lands beyond the borders of Turkey and Iran are excluded. ... More >>

The Naughton sisters - four hands, two pianos and one sound

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:45 pm | NZSO

The sensational American pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton make their New Zealand debut in April with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra . More >>

Over 1000 surf lifeguards head to Gisborne for competition

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:11 pm | Surf Life Saving

The biggest surf lifesaving sport event of the year, the TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships, is set to descend on Midway Beach in Gisborne this week with almost 1350 athletes entered into the event. More >>

Bilingual Chamber Music New Zealand brand refresh

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 2:40 pm | Voice Brand Agency

VOICE Brand Agency puts language partnership at heart of Chamber Music New Zealand brand refresh More >>

The Harmony Art Collective 2018 exhibition launches!

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 2:31 pm | Harmony Art Collective

The Harmony Art Collective 2018 Exhibition has officially launched, running until 27 April 2018 as part of Harmony Day (21 March). More >>

KTM hero set for a big start in Europe

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 2:27 pm | Bikesport NZ

Oparau's James Scott can't wait for his latest big overseas adventure to begin. The 16-year-old Kiwi rising star will board a plane for Belgium at the end of next month, determined to again shake up the motocross scene in Europe. Scott impressed when ... More >>

JOY* feat. Mark Vanilau Latest Release

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 1:36 pm | Integrity Promotions

With Infinite respect to ever-changing Mother Nature all around us, ‘MOTHER E.P’ is the latest release from the eclectic and serial music producer *JOY* Heralding the MOTHER’ E.P is the electronic, RnB-soulful track, ‘The String of the Strength’ ... More >>

‘Donald Trump’ to attend American Night

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 12:17 pm | Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park’s popular American Night is back - with Friday, 20 April promising to be a star-spangled night of delicious American-style food, exciting harness racing action, classic cars, and even a hot dog eating competition. More >>

Hunters should stick to the basics and “be safe”

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:51 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

Safe use of hunting firearms is pretty basic, says NZDA President Bill O’Leary. The approaching “roar” and the opening of the game bird season will encourage thousands of hunters into the hills and swamps of New Zealand and national hunting ... More >>

Raetihi Gutbuster

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:42 am | Raetihi Gutbuster

They say that Water and Electricity don’t mix. But the Raetihi Gutbuster event is finding they work together quite nicely. "Major new sponsorship from Veolia the water company, means we can have electronic timing again for our annual event", ... More >>

Former Dannevirke guns finally have their day

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two shearers who have each gone more than a decade in Open class shearing without victory finally made the breakthrough during three competitions in the South Island at the weekend. More >>

A big day at the Kumeu Shears

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Dargaville shearer Neville Osborne had one of his better days at the Kumeu Shears on Saturday, despite his last northern show of the season being dominated by the invaders from Hawke’s Bay and south. More >>

26th Pasifika Festival coming soon

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:01 am | Pasifika Festival

Auckland’s world-renowned celebration and showcase of its Pacific Island communities and whanau will rock Western Springs Park on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 March with the 26th Pasifika Festival. More >>

Paralympian Adam Hall win bronze

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:27 am | Paralympics NZ

Kiwi Para skier Adam Hall has just won a bronze medal in the Men’s Super Combined at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. This takes New Zealand to two medals overall, following Corey Peters’ bronze on Saturday in the Men’s Downhill Sitting ... More >>

Statement on Latest America’s Cup Bases Plan

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:21 am | Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand today confirmed that they have been presented with another plan for Americas Cup base location and design. More >>

Live Nation & Coup De Main present EDEN

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:12 am | Live Nation

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 – Dublin-based neo-electronic, new-age pop act EDEN has announced the extension of his vertigo world tour to now play Australia and New Zealand this June following sold out dates across the U.S. Audiences can expect the debut of his ... More >>

Maloney in top 10 at Finn Europeans

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:09 am | Yachting New Zealand

Andy Maloney and Josh Junior are hovering around the top 10 at the Finn European Championships in Cadiz, Spain, on a congested leaderboard. More >>

Eternity Opera announce their 2018 programme

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 9:44 am | Eternity Opera

After their critically acclaimed productions of Don Giovanni in 2016 and The Marriage of Figaro in 2017, Eternity Opera Company is returning with two productions for 2018. A concert performance of Monteverdi’s 1607 opera Orfeo on 4 August and a fully ... More >>

The Umbilical Brothers Present - Not Suitable for Children

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 9:33 am | de Launay Enterprises

Media release: Wednesday, March 14 : Everyone’s favourite elastic Australian comedy duo, THE UMBILICAL BROTHERS are back with a brand new show. It contains violence, sexual references, pseudo drug taking and frequent coarse language - it is absolutely ... More >>



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